Articulate Brachiopod
Order Impunctate
Superfamily Orthacea
Late Ordovician -Cincinnatian
Found in the Richmondian

Mid-size brachiopod rectangular in shape. Identified by course cross-hatching at the intersection of the rays and growth lines, particularly toward the margin of the valves.
Often confused with Plaesiomys subquadratus and Hebertella

Glyptorthis insculpta

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